GLOBAL ABS CONFERENCE 2020
All sessions will be held in English, with simultaneous translation for some of the sessions to other languages as needed (Spanish and French). The recordings of all sessions will be subtitled for Russian and Arabic-speaking countries.
ABS for Users II: A Dialogue between Governments and Private Sector
Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020
Private sector provides nature-based solutions and offers opportunities for benefit sharing. Meet the companies that are taking the lead on ABS and biodiversity conservation and learn different perspectives.
ABS Dialogue between Governments and Indigenous Peoples: The Lessons Learned
Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020
Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLCs) are at the center of ABS. They are the custodians of biodiversity and right holders of traditional knowledge associated with genetic resources. Learn how IPLCs protect their practices and resources, which are their needs and how to address them in the post-2020 Biodiversity Strategic Framework.
Building “the ABS we all need” for the Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework
Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020
World leaders, key donor, development and capacity-building institutions, representatives from indigenous peoples and local communities, researchers, countries and private sector invite you to a journey on the key messages and lessons learned derived from the Global ABS Conference 2020. Participants will discuss challenges and opportunities for a new decade of ABS in the Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework.